NES/Famicom Appreciation Thread - Playing With Power, Then and Now

@D.Lo
ah cheers, about what i expected then - just need a 72 to 60 pin adapter, easy enough

am i right in thinking that a us n8 pro everdrive via such an adapter would use the extra sound channels on that hardware, though? i ask cause i wanna say i remember having to find ROMs with the FM synth intact for my master system everdrive after getting the board installed, i figure fami or fds roms should be fine but wanted to make sure i got the best sound out of this thing!

New 72 pin replacement option for front loaders.

It claims to be under $20, but you also need to print, or buy, a 3d printed part and solder 228 pins. Aimed more at the tinkerer/diy audience than an off the shelf product for sure. Maybe one of the retro retailers will eventually sell it as a prebuilt kit.

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Someone can’t just clone blinking light win?

I guess it’s just too niche to warrant full manufacture?

Yeah, good question. It looks like a similar one has beta units out for testing as of a couple months ago:

https://x.com/rockergamemod/status/1755287631707910523

i prolly should’ve picked up a blinking light win ages ago when they were fresh out
is it safe to assume they’re pricey now?

They’ve been out of stock for a while now. I’m not sure if more are planned or not. I haven’t really kept up with them after I got one.

There’s a better alternative in the works. NES Drawer I think. No death grip either.

I posted about it at ERA.

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Same one as above? Will keep an eye out.

My refurbed one works okay but more reliable would be good.

Preorders for the Slotmaster are open, shipping early to mid-May. $30 for ready to install, $20 for diy, not too bad imo.

https://x.com/collingall/status/1778554213066240376?s=46

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